Re: Little Ice Age, Plains natives, and other topics (was: Questi

Arun Gupta (
Fri, 3 Feb 1995 20:46:48 GMT

In article <3gr91u$>,
Thomas Kavanagh <> wrote:
>kmk2@Lehigh.EDU wrote:
>> please forgive my ignorance, but im not sure what you're referring to as the
>> little ice age ? pleas tell...
>> kevin
>The so-called Little Ice Age was a period of increased cold/wet
>which began ca. 1500 and ended ca. 1850. Remember all those
>Dutch paintings of people ice scating whihc they can't do any more
>(and not because of the floods), its because the weather had done
>a mini-flip. In North America, on the plains, the weather was

Did Viking settlements in Greenland (and sea travel in the north
Atlantic) get affected by the Little Ice Age ?

-arun gupta